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. >>> also, the humanitarian side of the military. why local officials climbed onboard a navy ship today. >>> later, helping victims of >>> later, helping victims of domestic vi did you know dentures are ten times softer than natural teeth and can be easily scratched? they may also have surface pores, where odor-causing bacteria can grow. that's why dentures require special care. make polident® part of your daily routine. polident's unique microclean formula cleanses gently. it releases antimicrobial agents, including active oxygen, to kill ninety-nine-point-nine percent of odor causing bacteria and reduce plaque. for a cleaner, fresher, brighter denture, use polident® everyday. this has been medifacts for polident®. >>> look up in the skies this afternoon over the bay and you might spot the blue angels. this is a live picture of the amphibious assault ship docked along the embarcadero in san francisco where the mayor officially welcomed the navy's arrival where amy hollyfield joins us live. >> reporter: good morning. fleet week is about the blue angels, let's be honest the highlight.
aillion extra peoplehis wee for large scale events, including fleet week. navy and marines are on ocean beep right now. amy hollyfield is there live to explain -- beach right now. amy hollyfield is there live to explain why. >> reporter: they were dazzling everyone they showed off one of their cool tools and a few others to get fleet week kicked off. some call this is an engineering marvel. the size of it and how much it can carry oversea and land on a cushion of air. it impressed san francisco's mayor as it came ashore this morning. >> i'm very surprised at the size of it, the ability to carry emergency equipment from trucks to generators and all the things we might absolutely need. >> reporter: layman's term is hovercraft. navy officials will tell you it is technically called a landing craft air cuion. they brought it here asart of fleet week to showcase the ct that t nyan move combat or humanitarian supplies from a ship to the beach, very quickly. >> it travels at 40, 50 miles an hour on the water. most vessels out here travel 5 to 10 miles. >> reporter: the other advantage is the am
is more about inner service softball tournament. the navy and marines against the coast guard. have you ever wondered how these guys play so well when on ships most of the time? do you play in the ship. >> yes. >>reporter: where does the ball good. >> hit a wall. going to hit so we are all right with it. won't be home runs. >>reporter: speaking of ship and ship mates. technician michael jones and aj young had about 10 free hours in the city today 10 hours doesn't leave a lot of room for adventure. >> that's the rules. >>reporter: maybe it has to do with dna because moments later adventure found them. model guy with a camera. photo op. >>reporter: are you corrupting the navy. >> oh, no i wouldn't did that. reporter: not even in the spirit of fleet week. i thought you were going to get in trouble. >> i don't view that as trouble. just helping somebody out. >>reporter: clearly in the united states navy chivalry is not dead. along the embarcadero, abc 7 news. >> no it is not. hope they have a grit time while here. and the weather spencer is cooperating. >> lovely weekend. no
the navy blue angel flying information athey apprched sfo this ening 4 jets wi ldtomorr after elindela dayed tem practice is onhursday and friday along the waterfront and the pilot who listened the the plane on new york hudson river is expected to be a guest on one of the flights. he ace bay area native. hundreds of thousands expected to watch the blue angel during air show on saturday and sunday. >> coast guard shows today what it will do to keep the crowd safe. team staged varrett of drill off the iland. areas of e bayill be o lims ring their shoand nday america's cup ra. 65 boats from the coast guard and other agencies will be patrolling the bay this weekend. >> all right. apparently it will not be quite as hot. >> let's check in with sandy. >> we'll be looking at comfortable weather if you check out the activities they are happening this weekend. so much happening. fleet week. obviously america's cup. big changes are coming. live doppler 7 hd showing you couple of clouds moving through to the north. just around clover dal dale. high clouds. nothing to be concerned abou
at this. the amphibious navy craft landing on san francisco's ocean beach this morning. the military showed off its ability to respond to a natural disaster or terror attack. the hovercraft was carrying heavy equipment to help the city recover after an earthquake or tsunami. it has been used to respond to humanitarian crisis such as hurricane katrina. it is the military might steaming in for fleet week. >> it is a fun time of year. boy, impressive stuff. >>> let's take you outside. a very nice night to wp up the big orae open world conference in san francisco. >> and this is treasure island where there is a big party. pearl jam is performing, and it looks like there is a ferris wheel out there. >> and sandhya patel is here. a beautiful day all over the bay area. >> that's right. and they are jamming to cooler weather here in the bay area. it is 14 dries -- 14 degrees cooler. so it is certainly better weather. we will show you what brought the cooling, and this is a time lapse from this afternoon. watch the marine layer as it deepens. it is the fog layer we are talking about. it has i
month old son. she faces burglary and child endangerment charges. >> the navy blue angel spent the afternoon practicing tir jaw dropping maneuvers ove the bay. elite playing in team practice again tomorrow before saturday sunday performance. thousands of people are expected to come into the city and tonight police are offering some advice. amma in front of the uss make on island in san francisco. >>reporter: we have a lot going on this weekend. music festival. street parade. we even have another festival. giants are playing. 9 remembers playing and yes this is pretty much a give away. that fleet week is coming ashore. police are going to be out on patrol trying to keep trouble to minimum but they say you can help them by not becoming an available victim. teaming with sailor military and otherwise in san francisco. ameri cup racing and flight week just 2 of several major events going on this weekend. huge crowds are expected to congest the city streets and more people sometimes means more crime. >> obviously we have an increase amount of pic pocket or theft fm person or
: this amphibious navy craft came slashing into san francisco's ocean beach from a carrier 8 miles out. it was carrying heavy equipment that could help san francisco recover after a natural disaster or terror attack. >> this is an incredible example of the kind of activities that may have to happen and the more we practice it the more we will be ready for it. >> reporter: it was a joint army navy drill and an opportunity to remind san franciscoians that they do humanitarian mixes along with military. >> what you see here today onboard this craft is just a single demonstration but certainly the craft can replenish itsself back to the ship numerous times. >> reporter: arriving by sea and by air the marines landed two helicopters in the sleepy outer sunset at lake merced and there picked up civilian medical professionals to acquaint them with what the military can do if called upon to help. the pilot is enjoying this mission of show and tell. >> it is great to come up here and show the locals and the citizens just what we do and what we are capable of. >> reporter:he helicoprs took the ci
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